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Probably Indicates Belief of How Good It Is Your own mind may be trying to tell you something -- though it may be a lie. Your own mind may be trying to tell you that it doesn't believe that the story is "good enough". Malarkey and Bunk, You Say You might believe that viewpoint is not correct. Here's a little test to determine if that is true for yourself. ...


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I cannot recommend The War of Art by Steven Pressfield highly enough for this very struggle. The whole book is about finding the motivation to finish the creative projects you start. It's marketed to all creative types but written by a novelist, so many of the examples and insights are specifically catered to writers. You can very likely get it at your local ...


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Antagonists and villains (which are not identical) do things for the same reasons that protagonists and heroes (which are not identical) do. They have the same motivations. Antagonists and villains feel like they are the protagonists and heroes of their own stories. In the case of real historical persons and real historical conflicts used in fiction, ...



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